.DSD File Extension

File Type:
AutoCAD Drawing Set Description File

Having trouble opening .dsd extension? Don't panic! This page explains what dsd files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open dsd files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a DSD file?

Dsd file extension has AutoCAD Drawing Set Description file type, developed by Autodesk, which is associated with the "settings files" category.

AutoCAD is a professional program for technical drafting. It uses properties files with this extension, which store parameters for publishing a project to a .DWF file (or another plotting format). DSD files are used for saving publishing settings that can be reused later. 

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

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File Type:
AutoCAD Drawing Set Description File
Settings Files

How to open DSD file?

Double click the dsd file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .dsd extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the dsd extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the dsd file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open DSD files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the dsd file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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